The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 116 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing SOAP 22 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.77% 1.65% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 6.18% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 25
Average daily rate £370 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £308 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £355 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -1.53%
SOAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
849 680 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.66% 26.67% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 439 396
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £40.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -8 11 £400 -8.57% 3
West Yorkshire -34 11 £338 -0.73% 13
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 50 (69.44%) Web Services
2 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (51.39%) REST
4 30 (41.67%) Java
4 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 29 (40.28%) HTML
6 28 (38.89%) XML
7 27 (37.50%) .NET
8 23 (31.94%) SQL
9 22 (30.56%) C#
9 22 (30.56%) MVC
9 22 (30.56%) RESTful
10 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 21 (29.17%) CSS
11 19 (26.39%) jQuery
12 17 (23.61%) TDD
12 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
12 17 (23.61%) XSD
13 16 (22.22%) Oracle
13 16 (22.22%) WCF
14 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
14 15 (20.83%) Spring
14 15 (20.83%) SOA
15 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.44%) XSLT
15 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
16 13 (18.06%) Visual Studio
16 13 (18.06%) Finance
17 12 (16.67%) Hibernate

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.11%) Node.js
3 7 (9.72%) JBoss
3 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.33%) CMS
4 6 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 5 (6.94%) Apache
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.78%) Confluence
6 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.39%) InDesign
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.39%) Eloqua
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) LDAP
3 3 (4.17%) Extranet
3 3 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) MongoDB
3 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.56%) MySQL
7 4 (5.56%) OLTP
7 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.17%) OLAP
9 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.39%) DTS
9 1 (1.39%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (1.39%) MS Access
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.28%) Subversion
4 10 (13.89%) JUnit
4 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
5 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 8 (11.11%) Hudson
6 8 (11.11%) JProfiler
6 8 (11.11%) Selenium
7 7 (9.72%) NUnit
8 6 (8.33%) Mockito
9 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.56%) Appium
11 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
11 3 (4.17%) JDeveloper
11 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
12 2 (2.78%) JIRA
12 2 (2.78%) jMock
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.28%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Architect
7 8 (11.11%) Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) UI Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
9 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
9 6 (8.33%) WCF Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
10 5 (6.94%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (69.44%) Web Services
2 37 (51.39%) REST
3 29 (40.28%) HTML
4 28 (38.89%) XML
5 27 (37.50%) .NET
6 22 (30.56%) RESTful
7 21 (29.17%) CSS
8 19 (26.39%) jQuery
9 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
9 17 (23.61%) XSD
10 16 (22.22%) WCF
11 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
11 15 (20.83%) Spring
12 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (19.44%) XSLT
13 12 (16.67%) Hibernate
13 12 (16.67%) HTML5
14 11 (15.28%) Ajax
14 11 (15.28%) JSON
15 9 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 8 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 8 (11.11%) Ontologies
2 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 6 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) MVC
3 17 (23.61%) TDD
4 15 (20.83%) SOA
5 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.67%) OO
5 12 (16.67%) Open Source
6 11 (15.28%) BDD
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) B2B
7 9 (12.50%) Web Development
8 8 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 8 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.72%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Secure Coding
10 6 (8.33%) B2C
10 6 (8.33%) BPEL
11 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.56%) CRM
12 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) Java
1 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.94%) SQL
3 22 (30.56%) C#
4 8 (11.11%) SPARQL
4 8 (11.11%) XPath
5 5 (6.94%) Scala
6 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) Go
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) F5
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Nokia
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